Atletico Madrid has endured a startling slump and has dropped five points out of six against Levante over the past week in La Liga. Los Colchoneros have been impressive this season.You can watch Free Live Stream.
Chelsea will take on Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash on Tuesday night, with the fixture being held in Romania due to coronavirus protocols over travel.
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea predictions for Tuesday’s Champions League clash in Budapest. Chelsea look to retain their unbeaten start to life in the Tuchel era when they visit Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Savic, Felipe, Hermoso; Llorente, Kondogbia, Koke, Saul, Lodi; Felix, Suarez
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Kante, Jorginho, Alonso; Mount, Abraham, Werner
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea
Europe – UEFA Champions League
Date: Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Arena Nationala (Bucharest).
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Head-to-head (h2h)
- Atletico Madrid’s last four Champions League games produced just six goals, with none of them going over 2.5.
- Both teams have two wins each in their seven meetings.
- The Blues have won only once in their last six fixtures.
- Six of Chelsea’s seven matches under Thomas Tuchel have featured fewer than three goals.
- Their previous encounter in 2017 CL resulted in a 1-1 draw.
- Their recent three matches have seen both teams scoring.
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Prediction
Atletico Madrid will need to jump out of their recent dip in form in the La Liga this season. They were hot in the league at the top with an unbeaten run. Their loss to Levante in the last clash broke that ten-game long unbeaten run in the league schedule.
Chelsea’s 1-1 draw at St Mary’s Stadium on Saturday made it seven games unbeaten for Chelsea under Tuchel, and the most vivid transformation has been in their defensive line.
They have reverted to a back three under the German manager and have conceded just two goals in seven games, focusing heavily on possession based football but as of yet struggling to find that attacking rhythm.